Coronavirus: What Patients Need to Know

People with heart disease, stroke survivors, caregivers and others who may face increased health risks during the COVID-19 pandemic can rely on our science-based information. You can also call us at 1-800-242-8721.

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Whether you’re an essential worker or venturing out for an essential trip, our reliable, science-based guidance will help you stay safe along the way.

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Your donation will help us continue our lifesaving work in your community and around the world, including research into COVID-19’s impact on heart and brain health.

Healthy at Home

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No need to feel alone while you’re isolated. Let’s connect as a community as we learn new ways to eat healthy, get active and manage stress while we stay safe at home.

Coronavirus Questions

There seem to be countless questions about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — and some answers seem to change every day. Here are some common questions about the virus and your safety and health.

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Coronavirus Updates

News and helpful information about COVID-19

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Join Us in Moving Forward Against COVID-19

Your support is urgently needed to raise $5 million and help protect our most vulnerable heart and stroke patients. If you’re looking to help during the pandemic, this is a great way to make a significant impact.

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When immediate care can be a matter of life or death

A Texas hospital demonstrated its quality of care for patients who have one of the most lethal types of heart attack. Now it’s the first in the nation to earn certification as a top heart attack treatment facility.

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The latest in heart, brain and health news

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Discover a Simpler Way to Give

The American Heart Association Donor Advised Fund Program offers an easy, flexible and tax-wise way to support all your favorite charities through one account.

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Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR can save lives. Your actions can only help.

Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.